Criminology with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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( 4.0) 1419 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L615
Our unique course has been designed so you can study criminology alongside forensic science - a perfect course if you have an enquiring mind.Youll fuse these two elements of crime solving together, learning not just how crimes are committed, but the motivating factors behind them – bolstering your skills and knowledge for a career in the wider criminal justice sector.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**Practical learning sessions are fundamental to our course, whether you’re learning about... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Forensic Science
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
28th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
123rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
34th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Forensic and Archaeological Sciences

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 70 = 30% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Sociology

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Drama
25%
English Literature
25%
Sociology
21%
Psychology
20%
History
20%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£10,500 per year
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Latest Criminology reviews

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Dakota
07 Feb 19

Criminology with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

I have had a very positive experience so far. I am really enjoying both lectures and practical sessions and so far I...
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Rachel
07 Feb 19

Criminology with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

I have met so many new people including course friends and flatmates. The lectures are very interesting and the...

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How Criminology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 15 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,419 reviews

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University of Cumbria
CompUniGuide ranking
123rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Cumbria was formed in 2007 and is one of the UK’s newest and most improved* universities. The uni has a number of compact campuses in North West England at Carlisle, Lancaster and Ambleside, located within a short walk of the city and town centres, with additional sites in London and Workington. At any campus there is plenty to see and do in your free time in the surrounding areas, including the Lake District World Heritage Site on your doorstep in the north west.

Where you'll study

University of Cumbria

Fusehill Street
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 2HH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Carlisle  0.3 miles away

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